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Twenty people, including inmates and officers, were indicted on racketeering charges  and conspiracy in a racketeering case at a Maryland Correctional Facility in Jessup. According to the U.S. State’s Attorney, documents said bribes were paid to officers to smuggle in contraband including narcotics, cell phones, unauthorized flash drives and tobacco. Prison officers allegedly took bribes […]

The cash bail system came under renewed fire after a woman died in custody who couldn't afford the $300 bail.

The defendants claim they suffered psychological damage and were denied medical attention when Fox taped the hit show at their detention center.

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced that the four prison guards who were allegedly tied to Darren Rainey’s death won’t face any charges.

New York City's mayor ignores prison reform activists and plans renovation of controversial prison complex.

An Idaho judge sentenced a high school football player to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service after prosecutors said he took part in a brutal locker room assault on a black football player. Judge Randy Stoker is now speaking out and responding to people who feel that the sentence was too […]

The Texas House County Affairs Committee has reportedly laid the groundwork for a new piece of legislation that would be known as the Sandra Bland Act.

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A video reveals what led to Michael Sabbie's death in jail. Sabbie told corrections staff at least 19 times that he couldn't breathe.

Underserved women are affected the most, according to the study. Approximately two-thirds of women in jail identify with a minority group; 44 percent are Black, 15 percent Hispanic, and five percent are of other racial/ethnic backgrounds. Thirty six percent of women in jail identify as White.